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Party masks off, medical on: Venice shutters famed carnival as coronavirus gains foothold in Italy

1 month ago   |   By RT

Italian authorities have decided to end Venice's carnival two days early, in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has infected more than 100 in Italy.
Veneto regional Governor Luca Zaia said the shutdown will begin Sunday evening, ending the festivities for tens of thousands of mask-wearing party-goers. Authorities announced that three people in Venice have already tested positive for the virus. The patients, all in their late 80s, have been hospitalized and are reportedly in critical condition.
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Italy cancels Venice carnival in effort to stop spread of coronavirus

Italy cancels Venice carnival in effort to stop spread of coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Italian authorities have announced they are shutting down Venice's famed Carnival events in a bid to stop the spread of the novel virus, as numbers of infected persons in the country have soared to at least 133.
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Italian authorities announce a stop to Venice's famed carnival events in bid to stop spread of new coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By ABC News


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